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Old 12-07-2012, 10:56 PM   #1
coryjsanders
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copy file and rename n times in succession


I have this:
#!/bin/bash
#copies named iax modem and saves in ensuing order

cp /etc/iaxmodem/iaxmodem-cfg.ttyIAX20 /etc/iaxmodem/iaxmodem-cfg.ttyIAX21

But would like to create the contents of iaxmodem-cfg.ttyIAX20 n more times and name 22, 23 24, etc
 
Old 12-07-2012, 11:31 PM   #2
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Use a loop:
Code:
for c in {22..28}
do
  cp /etc/iaxmodem/iaxmodem-cfg.ttyIAX20 /etc/iaxmodem/iaxmodem-cfg.ttyIAX$c
done
 
Old 12-08-2012, 12:06 AM   #3
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Or alternatively you can use:
Code:
#!/bin/bash
echo -n "Enter how many times: "; read times
n=20
while [ $n -le $times ]
do
cp  /etc/iaxmodem/iaxmodem-cfg.ttyIAX /etc/iaxmodem/iaxmodem-cfg.ttyIAX$n
n=$((n+1))
done
 
  


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